Doug Corbett

Southwinds Church
Each Week
• Confidentiality
• Commitment
• Pray
• Accountability
• Questions / Growth
Memory Verses:
• 2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new
creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.
• Galatians 2:20 “I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I
who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh
I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for
• Philippians 4:6-7 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer
and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to
God. 7And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will
guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
• Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that
while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
Session 5
Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit empowers God’s people to
live IN Jesus

Which of the assignments did you explore this last week? How
did it go?

What has Jesus been teaching you about Himself?

What has Jesus been teaching you about you?

What questions would you like to ask?

1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.

John 3:8 “The wind blows where it wishes and you hear the sound of it,
but do not know where it comes from and where it is going; so is
everyone who is born of the Spirit.”
Know the Story
• John 14: 15“If you love Me, you will keep My commandments. 16“I will
ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be
with you forever; 17 the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive,
because it does not see Him or know Him, but you know Him because
He abides with you and will be in you.
Greek Version Vs 17: the Spirit of truth whom the world not able to receive
because it does not see him or know, but you know him because beside you
abides also in you I AM Holy Spirit here called I AM - the name of God
• 18“I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. 19“After a little
while the world will no longer see Me, but you will see Me; because I
live, you will live also. 20“In that day you will know that I am in My
Father, and you in Me, and I in you.
Know the Story
• John 16:7-11 7“But I tell you the truth, it is to your advantage that I go away;
for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I go, I will send
Him to you. 8“And He, when He comes, will convict the world concerning sin
and righteousness and judgment; 9 concerning sin, because they do not
believe in Me; 10 and concerning righteousness, because I go to the Father
and you no longer see Me; 11 and concerning judgment, because the ruler
of this world has been judged.
–Sin - world needs to know their condition & that God has Christ died for
them - note unbelief is sin
–Righteousness - world needs to know they are righteous in Christ and
that He rose from the dead and is with the Father
–Judgement - world needs to know Satan has been defeated and we will
never be judged because Christ took our judgement
UnPack the Story
Who is Holy Spirit?
• Holy Spirit is a Person
• Holy Spirit is God
• Holy Spirit is Truth
UnPack the Story
• Holy Spirit Fully Man
–Lived a perfect life John 1:14 And the
–Born to Mary Word became flesh, and
–Lived 30 yrs as a carpenter dwelt among us, and we
saw His glory, glory as of
–Got tired the only begotten from
–Wept the Father, full of grace
–Ate & Drank and truth.

UnPack the Story
• Holy Spirit Fully God • Colossians 1: 15He is the image of
the invisible God, the firstborn of all
–Lived a perfect life creation. 16For by Him all things were
created, both in the heavens and on
–Walked on water earth, visible and invisible, whether
–Healed the blind thrones or dominions or rulers or
authorities—all things have been
–Raised the Dead created through Him and for Him.
–Fed 5000 17He is before all things, and in Him
all things hold together.
–Called by God as His Son in whom He was well pleased
–Pure love
–Died and was Raised
UnPack the Story
What does Spirit do?
• Holy Spirit facilitates salvation
• Holy Spirit produces transformation
UnPack the Story
Holy Spirit convicts me of Righteousness?
• The NOW Kingdom - what does it look like for the believer?
–Delivered us from Darkness put into His Son (Col 1:13)
–Sin done away with in God’s Kingdom (Hebrews 12:12)
–No one is condemned (Romans 8:1-2)
–A Child of God (Galatians 3:26)
–Adopted into His family (Ephesians 1:5)
–A co-Heir with Christ - you inherit God’s riches (Romans 8:17)
–His Bride (Revelation 19:7-9)
–Perfect - Holy - Blameless (Ephesians 1:4)
–Christ in me (Galatians 2:20)
–As Christ is, so am I (1 John 4:17)
How do I know I am filled with Holy Spirit?
• You will have a peace which surpases all understanding
• You will have less desire to “sin” do thing contrary to who you really
are, your identity
–You are God's Son, You are His Bride
• You have the fruit of the Spirit coming out of you
–Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Gentleness,
Faithfulness, Self-Control
• Circumstances and Situations will always align in your favor
–He is for you, not against you
How does Holy Spirit guide me?
• He will not contradict God’s Word
• He will always lead you toward the way of love
–If you have to decide between 2 equal value decisions, both
express love, then peace will guide your decision
• He will bring circumstances and situations that “magically” align with
a direction you should go.
–“Out of the blue” - “Just happened to be there” - “I was just
thinking of that” - “that Bible verse speaks to the very issue I was
struggling with”
• He will speak to you with a still, soft voice
• He will use your feelings to guide you - sometimes even a “gut feel”
How does Holy Spirit guide me?
• Regardless of any decision you make, good, bad, indifferent, He is
always with you and will never leave you nor forsake you.
• Remember, He is right there doing whatever you are doing. He is
doing it with you, for you, as you.
• Think about ALL the events in any given day. Everything. Boring,
exciting, work, reading, cleaning, watching TV….He is there with
you, always. Listen for Him, listen to Him

He will lead you into all truth
Patience Faithfulness
Gentleness Kindness
Peace Goodness
Galatians 5:22-23 Self-Control
But the fruit of the
Spirit is love, joy,
peace, patience, kindness, goodness,
faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control;
against such things there is no law.